Baikal Immersion

Price upon request

7 days

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What you will do

Irkutsk > Listvyankia > Irkutsk > Olkhon Island

Discover The Faces Of Wild And Shamanic Baikal. Visit Olkhon Island, which is home to rustic simplicity in Siberia’s heart and has an impressive natural beauty that will make your Baikal immersion unforgettable! 

What's included

Stay

Food

Transport

Your itinerary

Day 1
Soldat monument Irkutsk

 

Irkustsk – Lystvianka

We’ll visit the Church of the Savior and Epiphany Cathedral before heading out…

Start of your Baikal Immersion! We’ll visit the Church of the Savior and Epiphany Cathedral before heading out onto town where there are old wooden houses that date back centuries ago when this city was first established as well as a monument honoring Czar Alexander III who started work on building the Trans-Siberian Railway here!

Departure for the beautiful lake of Baikal, Russia. You will visit an open-air museum built out of Taltsy wood on your way there and stop at one river that flows into it but not all – 336 rivers do!

Check in at the mini-hotel (comfortable room). You have a free evening to explore Listvyanka and then come back for dinner before settling into your overnight stay here.

Day 2
Beautiful-landscape-Baikal-Lake

 

Lystvianka – Irkustsk 

The guided tour of the Lake Baikal Museum with an aquarium and virtual diving…

Breakfast at the mini-hotel.

Tour of Listvyanka by foot. Free time for lunch.

The guided tour of the Lake Baikal Museum with an aquarium and virtual diving into its depths will leave you in awe. You’ll take a cable car up to Chersky Peak for breathtaking views, before descending back down along asphalt roads near where it all started – The Angara River!

Optional:

  • Sled dog or snowmobile ride
  • Visit of the Decembrists Museum

Transfer to Irkutsk. Free dinner and overnight at the 3* hotel in Irkutsk.

Day 3
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Irkustsk – Olkhon Island

The Buryats have a rich culture and history. Olkhon Island is one of the most beautiful places in Russia…

The Buryats have a rich culture and history. Olkhon Island is one of the most beautiful places in Russia, where you can experience their way of life as well as visit some interesting museums!

Breakfasting early at our hotel before taking off for Ust’-Orda village (about 4 or 5 hours) where we’ll stop by meet Museums Of Buryat Culture.

Stop for a traditional Buryat lunch at a small cafe by the road (meal is not included in the rate)

At the gates of Olkhon, the bus will go on ice to take you to the village of Khuzhir, which is located in the north of the island. 

Check-in at a village mini-hotel (a comfortable room). Walk around the village of Khuzhir and visit of the famous Burkhan Rock, “the home of the God of the lake”.

Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the inn

Day 4
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Olkhon Island

A 4×4 will take you on a day trip to Cape Khoboy, where the ice gives an unforgettable view…

Early breakfast at the inn.

A 4×4 will take you on a day trip to Cape Khoboy, where the ice gives an unforgettable view. You’ll have plenty of time to admire its turquoise color and ochre cliffs before stopping at various points for picturesque scenes that are just as beautiful in springtime!

Picnic during the trip. 

Return to the inn. Free time for dinner and overnight stay at the inn.

Day 5
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Olkhon Island

Spend a day on Lake Baikal indulging in all sorts of activities…

Breakfast at the inn.

Spend a day on Lake Baikal indulging in all sorts of activities. Rent skates and enjoy the natural skating rink, or take your snowshoes with you for an adventurous walk!

Return to the hostel. Dinner and overnight at the inn on Olkhon Island.

Day 6
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Irkutsk

Return to Irkutsk by regular minibus….

Breakfast at the inn.

Return to Irkutsk by regular minibus. Between January and mid-April the crossing of the strait is done by hovercraft, the payment of 600 rubles (about $10) in cash per person to be expected.

Stop on the road for lunch (the price is not included). Installation at the hotel in Irkutsk.

Free time. Free dinner and overnight at the hotel in Irkutsk.

Day 7
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Irkutsk

Transfer to the airport. Return flight home.

Transfer to the airport. Return flight home. End of your Baikal immersion.

The price includes
The price does not include
General terms and conditions
  •  30% deposit upon reservation
  • Balance payment one month before departure
  • The order of the excursions can be modified according the touristic sites or for any other technical reasons 
  • Non-binding pictures 
Cancellation Policy
  • If the cancellation is made more than 30 days before departure, the fee is 100€ 
  • Between 30 and 20 days before departure, cancellation fee equals 25 % of the total amount of the trip price
  • Between 19 and 13 days, the fee equals 35 %
  • Between 12 and 9 days, the fee equals 60 %
  • If the cancellation is made less than 9 days before departure, the cancellation fee is 100% of the total amount
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